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owing

[oh-ing] /ˈoʊ ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
owed, unpaid, or due for payment:
to pay what is owing.
Idioms
2.
owing to, because of; as a result of:
Owing to a mistake in the payroll department, some of us were issued incorrect checks.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English; see owe, -ing2
Related forms
unowing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for owing to

owing

/ˈəʊɪŋ/
adjective
1.
(postpositive) owed; due
2.
(preposition) owing to, because of or on account of
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